Day: January 2, 2017

GOEs begin tomorrow

Spare a prayer for senior seminarians across the country who are preparing to take their General Ordination Examination starting Tuesday morning. Six 3.5-hour exams spread over three days, with a rest day on Thursday, will test the proficiency of candidates for ordination in the canonically required areas of knowledge. Find out more, and check out …

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Going to church alone

“I opened the church door. Inside, it was silent. Had I gotten the time wrong… I felt a pang of dismay as I hovered on the threshold, deciding whether to investigate further or just go home. Through the open door, I could smell the distinct fragrance that seems to emanate from every old church: incense, candles, flowers. I stepped inside.”